imbécil


imbécil
adj.
imbecile, fatheaded, stupid, half-witted.
f. & m.
imbecile, idiot, blinking idiot, cretin.
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imbécil
adjetivo
1 MEDICINA (retrasado) imbecile
2 familiar stupid, imbecile
nombre masulino o femenino
1 MEDICINA imbecile
2 familiar idiot, imbecile
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1. adj.
stupid
2. noun mf.
1) imbecile
2) idiot, fool
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1. ADJ
1) (=idiota) silly, stupid
2) (Med) imbecile
2. SMF
1) (=idiota) imbecile, idiot

¡imbécil! — you idiot!

2) (Med) imbecile
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I
adjetivo
a) (fam) (tonto) stupid

qué imbécil eres! — you're so stupid!, you're such an idiot!

b) (Med) imbecilic
II
masculino y femenino
a) (fam) (tonto) stupid idiot, moron (colloq & pej)
b) (Med) imbecile
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= feeble minded, moron, twit, imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, arse, witless, mug, berk, prick, blockhead, nonce, jerk, dweeb, plonker.
Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from feeble minded, Imbecility, and Morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
Ex. Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
Ex. The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
Ex. It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
Ex. Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
Ex. The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
Ex. I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
Ex. In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
Ex. She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
Ex. By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
Ex. And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
Ex. Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
Ex. They'd all call him blockhead, the ribbing was endless.
Ex. Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
Ex. He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
Ex. If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
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I
adjetivo
a) (fam) (tonto) stupid

qué imbécil eres! — you're so stupid!, you're such an idiot!

b) (Med) imbecilic
II
masculino y femenino
a) (fam) (tonto) stupid idiot, moron (colloq & pej)
b) (Med) imbecile
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= feeble minded, moron, twit, imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, arse, witless, mug, berk, prick, blockhead, nonce, jerk, dweeb, plonker.

Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from feeble minded, Imbecility, and Morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.

Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
Ex: Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
Ex: The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
Ex: It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
Ex: Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
Ex: The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
Ex: I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
Ex: In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
Ex: She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
Ex: By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
Ex: And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
Ex: Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
Ex: They'd all call him blockhead, the ribbing was endless.
Ex: Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.

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imbécil1
adjective
1 (fam) (tonto) stupid
¡qué imbécil eres! you're so stupid!, you're such an idiot!
2 (Med) imbecilic
imbécil2
masculine and feminine
1 (fam) (tonto) stupid idiot, moron (colloq pej), imbecile (colloq pej)
2 (Med) imbecile
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imbécil adjetivo
a) (fam) (tonto) stupid

b) (Med) imbecilic

■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
a) (fam) (tonto) stupid idiot, moron (colloq & pej)

b) (Med) imbecile

imbécil
I adjetivo stupid, silly
II mf idiot, fool
'imbécil' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
capullo
- trompo
- boludo
- huevón
- pelota
- verdadero
English:
absolute
- berk
- call
- dead
- dimwit
- dope
- feeble-minded
- feel
- git
- halfwit
- idiot
- imbecile
- jerk
- knob
- nitwit
- perfect
- raving
- stupid
- then
- twit
- wally
- weak-minded
- ass
- moron
- prat
- sucker
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imbécil
adj
1. [tonto] stupid
2. [enfermo] imbecile
nmf
1. [tonto] idiot
2. [enfermo] imbecile
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imbécil
I adj
1 stupid
2 MED imbecilic
II m/f idiot, imbecile
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imbécil adj
: stupid, idiotic
imbécil nmf
1) : imbecile
2) fam : idiot, dope
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imbécil1 adj stupid [comp. stupider; superl. stupidest]
imbécil2 n idiot

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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